Catching up with a few of my posts today. Here’s a look at our adventure in Tokyo last September, when we (The Digital Vandal) attended Tech In Asia Conference (TIA). It was only Amanda and me on this trip this time unlike the other trips we’ve had for our app. We had a booth on the second day of TIA, and the rest of the time was spent meeting people and attending talks.
I realised something within my own journey in tech conferences, that not only have I perfected key “pitching” strategies, but I have also mastered my energy levels and can perfectly schedule the times when I’ll need caffeine. I’m like a Jedi-Master I tell ya.
But anyway, what’s not to love about Tokyo? I love getting lost here. I’ll be posting more about this trip but here’s a look at some photos from the conference after the jump.
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Rise & Grind
Here are some photos from the Rise Convention that The Digital Vandal attended last July in Hong Kong. The entire team from Singapore flew in for this, and it was a busy few days of meeting other start-ups, investors, speakers and superstars from the tech world. Coming from fashion and media, this was unlike the other events I’ve had to work in for sure- but I loved every minute of the experience nonetheless.
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Photo recap at Echelon Tech Convention in Singapore
Somehow I feel like everything I’ve learned covering and working in fashion shows/tradeshows, plus selling in retail, has evolved to help me in this world of tech.
Funny where the road takes you.
Especially this company-with it’s roots in streetwear- now evolving into a tech business that creates digital art dispersed through digital stickers.
Trust the natural evolution of your path….
More Photos After the Jump…
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Last month, I took a trip to Osaka to attend a business convention with my mom. I love traveling with her on trips like these because I learn a lot. She knows that at this point in my life, my shift towards business is becoming more and more evident. I figured if I wanted to be a great entrepreneur, why not learn from a woman who I’ve witnessed work hard and become a respected boss in her own right?
The plus side is of course being able to spend time with her. Ever since I moved abroad around 3.5 years ago, I don’t get to see her everyday. I treasure trips like this that let us chill out whether in our hotel room or exploring the neighborhood.
While in Osaka, we were able to take a few side trips to Kyoto and Nara (might as well since we are in the neighborhood right?). Photos of the trip after the jump…
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Got major tattoo envy when I passed by the Geisha Ink exhibit at Kee club last night. New York-based photographer Reka Nyari showcased her portraits of Akuma Suicide, who was dressed fully in her own intricately detailed tattoos. Hold your breath for more beauty after the jump…
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Been in HK for a little over a month, and it feels niiiiiiice.
Since Jan, I feel like I’ve been jumping too fast. I definitely moved at a slower pace the last few weeks (ironic too ‘coz I’m in one of the busiest cities ever.)
I kind of just had to stop and say, “Whats the rush?!” Calm down V. Take time for yourself. Appreciate moments where you get to spend time with your friends, and do things you like to do- like cook in your kitchen or read a book. Sometimes you just need time to chill out and not beat yourself up with guilt over it. I had to learn not to freak out or compare my pace just ‘coz everyone around me is moving faster, while I was slowing down. (After all, hard work isn’t a show. Social media comparisons are the worst!)
So next week I head to Manila again, and I know the minute I land, I will hit the ground running. So better to take the time to breathe and enjoy the present. As I try to find #inspo all around me, I keep my eyes open for what to snap photos of. Sometimes things catch my eye immediately, while sometimes I just have to look a lil’ differently to see something I find beautiful.
More Photos After The Jump…
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Here are some photos of the TOMS Shoe-giving trip I participated in last December. Looking through these pictures brought back the same emotions I felt during this trip- humbled and grateful to be a part of this journey. Thank you TOMS Philippines for this experience…
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Last December, I went to Benguet to participate in a shoe-giving trip with TOMS Philippines. (Photos of the shoe-giving trip will be up in another post!)
My mom and I decided to take the bus from Makati to Baguio City where we would meet the TOMS team. The road trip takes around 4-5 hours depending on the traffic (ugh) but it was quite a sweet experience chilling with my mom on a bus for that long. We haven’t really had a bonding trip like that in a while, and while I would roll my eyes and be like, “This is taking forever!” She would just say “Enjoy the adventure!” #ilovemoms
Anyway, here I decided to post some pics I took on the way to Baguio City and a few snaps of what I saw when I was #feelingartsy…
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Art Central + Art Basel
Hong Kong was busy.
Here are some photos I took while roaming around with my sis.
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First time in Shanghai a few weeks ago for work. Really loved it! Need to go back and really explore it longer. Here are some quick shots I was able to get in between the conference.
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